2 face second degree murder, death by distribution charges

Two individuals are under arrest after Stanly County Sheriff’s Office investigated an overdose death.


On Wednesday, investigators with the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office and Drug Enforcement Agency arrested Stephanie Lynn Nicholes, 44, and Roland Wesley Hill Jr., 44, for second degree murder and death by distribution.

Both individuals have an initial court appearance of Jan. 31.

Nicholes has a $420,000 secured bond and Hill a $400,000 secured bond.


Hill Jr.